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23 August 2014

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                         ****  DX  INFORMATION  ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW
4O     - Alex, US0KW will be active as 4O/US0KW from Budva, Montenegro  from
         24 August to 4 September. He will operate CW and  RTTY  on  the  HF
         bnads. QSL via home call. [TNX US0KW]
4W     - James, 9V1YC and Wibert, PE7T are active as 4W/N1YC (QSL  via  W5UE
         with OQRS on, and  LoTW)  and
         4W/PE7T (QSL via bureau to home call, and LoTW)  from  Timor  Leste
         (OC-148) until 26 August. They operate CW and SSB on 80-10 metres.
4W     - Bob, 5B4AGN will be active as 4W/G3ZEM from  Timor  Leste  on  8-20
         October. This will be a "man in a tent  style  expedition"  from  a
         water's edge location on  the  north  shores  of  the  main  island
         (OC-148). Bob will operate mainly CW, hopefully  on  160-10  metres
         "with emphasis towards LF  if  conditions  allow".  QSL  via  M0URX
         (OQRS preferred, see for details). [TNX 5B4AGN]
7Q     -  The  7QAA  DXpedition  to  Malawi  (,  which  was
         planned to take place between 10 November and  2  December  [425DXN
         1197], has been postponed until March 2015.  The  general  approach
         will not change,  and  the  large  team  will  be  split  into  two
         sub-teams: Team One will operate CW  only  on  11-21  March,  while
         Team Two will operate only SSB and RTTY from 22 March to  1  April,
         including an entry in the CQ WPX SSB Contest. [TNX The Daily DX]
A2     - Once again Gert, ZS6AYU will be active holiday style as A25GF  from
         Botswana on 1-3 September. This  time  he  will  operate  CW  on  6
         metres only; look for him on 50097 kHz between 13 and 19  UTC.  QSL
         via ZS6AYU.
EA     - EA1BP,  EA1IQM  and  EC1DD  will  be  active  as  EG1EI  (requested
         callsign) from the island of  Estela  de  Fora  (EU-080)  on  29-31
         August. They will operate mainly SSB  on  the  HF  bands  with  two
         stations. QSL via EC1DD, direct or bureau. [TNX EA1BP]
F      - Special event callsigns TM14JEM (QSL via F6KCZ), TM50JEM  (QSL  via
         F5RJM) and TM61JEM (QSL via F1DOI) will be active on various  bands
         and modes from 23 August  to  7  September  during  the  7th  World
         Equestrian Games to  be  hosted  in  Lower  Normandy.  The  special
         callsigns' suffix stands for Jeux  Equestres  Mondiaux,  while  the
         number in the prefix denotes the Department (14  for  Calvados,  50
         for Manche and 61 for Orne). [TNX F8REF]
G      - Members of the Sands Contest Group will be active  as  GB50LM  from
         the Leighton Moss Nature Reserve at  Silverdale  on  23-25  August.
         They will be QRV on 40 and 20 metres from 8 to  16  UTC  each  day.
         QSL via G1LAT (direct) or M0SCG (bureau).
G      - David, M0OSA will be active holiday style as M0OSA/m from the  Holy
         Island of Lindisfarne  (EU-120)  on  26-29  August.  Look  for  him
         around 18-21 UTC, with activity starting "on the  highest  HF  band
         possible". QSL via bureau to home call. [TNX]
GD     - The Isle of Man Amateur Radio Society will  be  active  on  the  HF
         bands as GB4JDF on 24  August.  The  suffix  stands  for  the  Joey
         Dunlop Foundation, a charity set up to  cater  for  injured  riders
         and named after the 26 times IOM Tourist  Trophy  winner.  QSL  via
         2D0YLX. [TNX Southgate ARC]
ON     - Special callsign OP147MN will  be  active  from  22  August  to  20
         September to commemorate the vital role played in  the  war  effort
         by MN7. This was a clandestine  wireless  station  operated  during
         World War I by Paul  Goldschmidt,  sub-lieutenant  in  the  Belgian
         army, behind enemy lines in the village of Baarle-Hertog.  QSL  via
         ON2KP, direct or bureau.
OZ     - DC5WW, DF2MX, DK2RO, DL8AW and DL9NBJ will be active as  5Q7Y  from
         the island of Jegindo (EU-171) from 30 August to 6 September.  They
         will operate CW, SSB and digital modes  on  80-6  metres.  QSL  via
         DL8AW, direct or bureau, and LoTW; OQRS and further information  on
OZ     - Zdeno, OK1OM and and Renata, OK1GB will be active as OZ/OK1DDR  and
         OZ/OK1FYL  respectively  from  Bornholm  Island  (EU-030)  from  31
         August to 12 September.  They  will  operate  mainly  CW  on  80-10
         metres. QSL via home calls. [TNX OPDX Bulletin]
PA     - PA70POLISH (on 80-10 metres digital modes) and PA70PARA (on 40  and
         20 metres SSB) will be active on 1-28 September to commemorate  the
         role played by the Polish 1st Independent Parachute Brigade  during
         Operation Market Garden  in  September  1944.  QSL  via  operators'
PA     - Fred, PA0FAW  will  be  active  as  PA44AH  on  1-28  September  to
         commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of  Arnhem  (do  you
         remember Richard Attenborough's film "A Bridge Too Far"?). QSL  via
         PA0FAW, direct or bureau, and eQSL.
PJ5    - David OK6DJ, Pavel OK1FPS and Petr OK1FCJ have  postponed  to  2015
         their planned trip to Togo [425DXN  1209],  and  will  go  to  Sint
         Eustatius (NA-145) instead ( Look for them to  be  QRV
         as PJ5/OK6DJ, PJ5/OK1FPS and PJ5/OK1FCJ  (Petr  also  as  PJ5/OL8R)
         from 21 September to 3 October.  They  will  operate  SSB,  CW  and
         digital modes  (including  participation  in  the  CQ  WW  DX  RTTY
         Contest) on 160-10 metres. QSL via OK6DJ.
PJ6    - Mike, G4IUF  will be active holiday style as  PJ6/G4IUF  from  Saba
         (NA-145) from 30 September to 1 November. He  will  operate  mainly
         digital modes with some CW and SSB. QSl via home  call,  direct  or
         bureau. [TNX G4IUF]
SV     - Once again Laci, HA0HW will be active as SW8WW from Thassos  Island
         (EU-174) on 12-22 September. He will operate mainly CW,  with  some
         SSB and RTTY, on 80-6 metres. QSL via home call, direct  or  bureau
         (OQRS on Club Log). [TNX HA0HW]
SV9    - Christo, LZ3FN will be active  as  SV9/LZ3FN  from  Crete  (EU-015)
         from 24 August to 7 September. He will be QRV on all bands,  mainly
         CW. QSL via LZ1PM. [TNX NG3K]
T8     - Taka, JH1UVV as T88UN and Yutaka, JH1MLO as T88HR  will  be  active
         holiday style from Koror (OC-009), Palau on 28-31 August.  QSL  via
         home calls.
UA     - For reasons beyond their control, the RI0X  team  (
         left Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on 21 August,  two  days  later  than
         planned. Now they expect to be QRV from Karaginsky Island  (AS-064)
         on 24 August for five days. QSL via UA3AKO, direct or bureau.  [TNX
W      - K6ST, K7MS, KH2TJ and WB6CZG will be active as N6L from the  Lassen
         Volcanic National Park (California) on 21-25 August.  They will  be
         QRV on 80-10 metres SSB, CW, PSK31, JT65 and RTTY. QSL  via  KH2TJ.
         [TNX K6ST]
YO     - Dan YO9FNP, Daniel YO3GA and Petrica YO9RIJ  announced  they  would
         be active as YP0F from Fericirii Island (EU-191, new one for  IOTA)
         starting on 22 August. Other operations are expected to take  place
         before their licence expires on 30 September. QSL via YO9FNP.
ZD9    - Paul, ZS1S (ZD9ZS) and a well  known  British  operator  (ZD9  call
         TBA) will visit and be QRV from Tristan da Cunha  (AF-029)  between
         early September and early October. They will travel  on  the  South
         African Antarctic supply ship, the SA Agulhas II.  She  is  due  to
         leave Cape Town on 4 September and to arrive at  Tristan  da  Cunha
         four to five days later, depending on weather and  sea  conditions.
         The return voyage is scheduled to start on 4 October. Details  will
         be made known in the next coming days.

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                         ****  GOOD TO KNOW ... ****
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

EA-FLT 2014 AWARD ---> Representing the football  (soccer)  teams  competing
in the Spanish Premier League, twenty  special  callsigns  (EG1CEL,  EG1DEP,
will be active on 9-29 September for the "EA Football League  Teams  Award".
Details to be found at after 1 September.

HK QSL BUREAU ---> Roberto Rey, HK3CW (President of the Liga  Colombiana  de
Radioaficionados) reports that the LCRA incoming QSL Bureau is again up  and
running "after a few months of interrupted service"  due  to  "a  change  in
Colombian post services management".  The  address  has  not  changed:  Liga
Colombiana de Radioaficionados (LCRA), P.O. Box 584, Bogota, Colombia.

W1AW WAS ---> Look for  ARRL  Centennial  stations  W1AW/1  from  Maine  and
W1AW/7 from Arizona to be on the air starting at  00.00  UTC  on  27  August
until 23.59 UTC on 2 September. Complete information on the ARRL  Centennial
QSO Party can be found at

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                         ******* QSL  ROUTES *******
                          Edited by  I1JQJ & IK1ADH
                        Direttore Responsabile  I2VGW

CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER     CALL        MANAGER
3B8/HB9ARY  NI5DX       EH1LHA      EA1RKA      OX3LX       OZ1PIF
4K6FO       DC9RI       EH3FPT      EA3RCY      OX3YY       OZ7YY
4L4WW       EA7FTR      EH7FM       EA7DN       OY/OZ7CCC/p DL4MFM
4O7AB       UA3AB       EI0CAR/p    EI4JR       PA73CORSO   PD0RWL
4W/N1YC     W5UE        EI0LHL      EI4GXB      PA73EBP     PA3EBP
4W/PE7T     PE7T        EI1100WD    EI2HZB      PA73LOU     PA0LOU
5E7R        EB7DX       EI1K        EI9FVB      PX2F        PY2PT
5P9X        OZ9GA       EJ4INIS     EI8DD       RI1O        R7AA
5W1SA       JA1DXA      EJ5BPL      EI2KA       RK3DZJ/1    RW3FS
6K0HG       DS2CYI      EK3GM       IK2QPR      S01WS       EA2JG
6V1W        DO3MY       EN0U        UT7UT       SN100K      SP9PKZ
7S400K      SM7BHM      EX2V        RW6HS       SV9/EM5F    UR5FAV
7S5A        SM4DDS      GB0DHL      G4IAR       SZ5RDS/p    SV5AZP
7S5LH       SM5ZCI      GB0NFL      M0LMK       T42R        EA7FTR
7Z1TT       A61BK       GB0NLH      G0BAR       T48FM       EA5KB
8P9EH       EA4GLI      GB0NRL      G4IAR       T6EU        AK4JK
9A/VE3ZIK   DK8ZZ       GB0RSL      MI0BPB      TA2/DL6JF   DM5JBN
9A8RBX      DO6SR       GB0TBW      G0TOC       TA7AZC      TA1HZ
9H3WK       IZ7WKI      GB1OL       MM5DWW      TC1LHW      TA1FR
9K2GS       EA5KB       GB1PBL      G1OCN       TC2C        TA1HZ
9K2UU       EA5ZD       GB1RM       GI3FFF      TC7T        DJ3CQ
9M2QQ       DF5UG       GB2BML      M0SHK       TG9AJR      NR6M
9M4LHC      9M2RDX      GB2ELH      MM5PSL      TM0LHG      PA0HEL
9M4LHM      9M8WAT      GB2GNL      GM3WIJ      TM3NOI      F4FVI
9M4LHN      9W2PD       GB2LBN      GM4UYZ      TM57YL      F-11734
9M8DX/2     SP5UAF      GB2LT       GM7OKX      TM60GW      F5PCX
A35AC       K8ESQ       GB2TD       GW4TTA      TM62PGM     F0DSH
A35CO       K8ESQ       GB4LL       G4WUA       TM68VA      F6KDL
A35LT       K8ESQ       GB4WIL      G4USW       TM70DP      F4AHJ
A35TR       K8AQM       GB5BL       GI0BJH      TM70LCA     F4AVX
A65DR       N4GNR       GB5DHL      G4IAR       TM70MON     F5KCC
AI4OW/KH6   DF3MC       GB6HPL      M6HPL       TM82DCPF    F5MSS
AN8GTC      EA8RCP      GJ0VNK      DJ8NK       TM850CS     F6FNA
AO8LH       EA8AKN      GN0GRC      G0RCI       TM88LC      F6CSQ
B4YOG       BD4WO       HA60KWO     HA8LKM      TM9FAJ      F8BMG
CN8KD       EA5XX       HB40VC      HB9DKZ      UE70Y       RW0A
CN8YZ       6K5YPD      HF0RN       SP5NZA      VC3A        VE3JO
CQ7LW       CT1EWA      HF30IL      SP8ZKX      VK3ATH/7    VK3ATH
CR5LSV      CT5KAO      HG25PANEU   HA1KSS      VP2MPX      IK2DUW
CR6LH       CT1GZB      HP1RN       IZ8CLM      VQ94JC      ND9M
CT3AS       DL3BK       II1L        IQ1GE       XO2C        VE3RHE
CW0F        CX2ABC      II1PV       IQ1GE       XR7FTC      CE7PGO
CW1R        CX1AA       JA6TBE/5    JA6TBE [b]  XU7AEU      M6CFW
CW5X        CX2ABC      JA6TBE/5    JS3CTQ [d]  XU7AEX      F6CTW
CX2BR       EA5GL       KC4AAA      K1IED       ZB2LGT      ZB2BU
D44TLO      ON4BR       KH0/K6WP    JQ1TIV      ZD8KFC      NI5DX
DQ60WAE     DF1QR       KH6ZM       I0MWI       ZD8N        G3ZVW
DT0HH       DS3DJX      KL7/SP5EWX  SP7IXT      ZF2YT       K4YT
DU3LA       N0QM        LI3C        LA9DFA      ZL6LH       ZL1VK
DV5PO       EA5GL       LJ8IB       LA9VDA      ZP5AJR      PY4KL
E2A         E21EIC      MJ0EXV      F6EXV       ZP5CGL      IK2DUW
E73DX       DJ2MX       NH0J        JJ2VLY      ZP5KO       PY4KL
EA8/EI6DX   RX3RC       OE6XMF/4    OE6CAG      ZP6CW       ZP6CU
EG1JRA      EA1RKA      OG3X        OH3T        ZP6DYA      K2DER
EG1LWI      EA1HNP      OH0PM       OH2PM       ZP9CN       EA5ZD
EG1SMA      EA1RKA      OL150FIRE   OK5AM       ZP9MCE      EA5ZD
EG3MDV      EA3HLM      OM44LTE     OM3RP       ZV2K        PY2SHF
EG7FPM      EA7RCM      ON31IOF     ON3HO       ZV7M        PS7GL
EG8HKT      EA8RCK      OP14A/p     ON7LU       ZW8T        PS8HF

AT5RP    Rituparna Chowdhury, 10 Limberlost Close, Birmingham, B20 2NU,
         United Kingdom
CE7PGO   Bruno Schulbach Flores, P.O. Box 86, Los Andes, Chile
EA2JG    Arseli Echeguren Bardeci, Barrena 6 - 1 izq., 01408 Luiaondo
         (Alava), Spain
F4FVI    Geoffrey Turpin, 483 Rue de Leers, 59150 Wattrelos, France
G3ZVW    Steve White, Heatherleigh, Crewkerne Road, Axminster, EX13 5SX,
         United Kingdom
JS3CTQ   Hiroyuki Inaba, 5-14-15 Hon-machi, Oji-cho, Kitakatsuragi-gun,
         Nara-ken, 636-0012, Japan
K8AQM    Theodore A Rachwal, 1600 Wolf Creek Hwy, Adrian MI 49221, USA
K8ESQ    David R De Rain, 2312 Indiana, Wolverine Lake MI 48390, USA
MI0BPB   Andrew Mulholland, 83 Tullyrain Road, Donaghcloney, Craigavon,
         BT66 7PP, United Kingdom
MM5PSL   Peter Leybourne, 13 Sanblister Place, Virkie, Shetland, ZE3 9JX,
         United Kingdom
N0QM     Larry Arneson, 705 Rhodes Ave, Grandview MO 64030, USA
R7AA     Vasily Y. Samay, P.O. Box 73, Krasnodar, 350000, Russia
RW3FS    Mikhail A. Kaverin, ul. Novaya d. 21 kv. 118, Reutov, Moskovskaya
         oblast, 143966, Russia
VK3ATH   Tony Hambling, P.O. Box 115, Williamstown VIC 3016, Australia
W5UE     Randy Becnel, P.O. Box 170, Kiln MS 39556-0170, USA

















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